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PowerShell Reference

Add-VBRWANAccelerator

Short Description

Creates a new WAN accelerator.

Applies to

Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

Product Edition: Enterprise Plus

Syntax

Add-VBRWANAccelerator -Server <CHost> [-Description <String>] [-CachePath <String>] [-CacheSize <UInt32>] [-CacheSizeUnit <ESizeUnit>] [-WarningAction <ActionPreference>] [-WarningVariable <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet creates a new WAN accelerator.

WAN accelerator is an architecture component that optimizes file transfer via WAN by means of data deduplication. The role of a WAN accelerator can be assigned to a dedicated Windows-based machine (physical or virtual). For best performance you should set a WAN accelerator on both source and target sides.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

Server

Specifies the server where WAN accelerator will be created.

NOTE: You can create WAN accelerator on Microsoft Windows servers only.

True

Named

True (ByValue,
ByProperty
Name)

False

Description

Specifies the description of the WAN accelerator.

False

Named

False

False

CachePath

Specifies the path to the folder where WAN accelerator will be created.

False

Named

False

False

CacheSize

Specifies the cache folder capacity value.

Permitted values: 1 to 65535.

False

Named

False

False

CacheSize
Unit

Specifies the measure unit for the cache folder capacity.

Permitted values: GB or TB.

False

Named

False

False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information about common parameters, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216.

Example 1

This command creates a new WAN accelerator on the Veeam backup server:

  • The Veeam backup server is obtained with Get-VBRLocalhost and piped down.
  • The description of the new WAN accelerator is "WAN Accelerator 01".
  • The folder path where the new WAN accelerator will be created is c:\WAN.
  • The cache size capacity is set to 100GB.

PS C:\PS> Get-VBRLocalhost | Add-VBRWANAccelerator -Description "WAN Accelerator 01" -CachePath "c:\WAN" -CacheSize 100 -CacheSizeUnit GB

Example 2

This command creates a new WAN accelerator with the following parameters:

  • The server where the WAN accelerator will be created is obtained with Get-VBRServer and assigned to the $server variable beforehand.
  • The description of the new WAN accelerator is "WAN Accelerator 02".
  • The folder path where the new WAN accelerator will be created is c:\WAN.
  • The cache size capacity is set to 150GB.

PS C:\PS> Add-VBRWANAccelerator -Server $s -Description "WAN Accelerator 02" -CachePath "c:\WAN" -CacheSize 150 -CacheSizeUnit GB

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